A week dedicated to the Blues in Alcantarilla begins with the celebration of the III Blues Fest that begins today.
This free festival will bring together great figures such as Austin Slack, Coversion, Emiliio Chicheri Band, Los Crudos and Baboon Blues County.
The Councilor for Education, Culture and Youth, Marina Lorenzo, today presented the activities of the event and inaugurated the exhibition of original posters of music classics from the 70's to the 90's, at the Infanta Elena Cultural Center, which can be Visit until October 11.
The posters are related to Blues bands and events, or correspond to artists influenced by the Blues as their root music.
During the presentation he offered an acoustic concert Austin Slack and his band, with Enrique Ruiz Sánchez on piano and Sergio Vezas in the drawer.
They also performed some songs with Chema Espejo de Los Crudos.
Marina Lorenzo highlighted â€śthe success of this festival, which is the third year celebrated, and which has more public every year.
This acceptance allows the name of Alcantarilla to sound on Blues music circuits. â€ť
On Thursday, October 3, the musician Emilio Martínez Chicheri will offer a conference entitled 'A life of Bluesman', starting at 11 am at the Infanta Elena Cultural Center.
In his talk he will talk about his long musical career in groups such as Acequia, Los Bluesfalos, Stop Blues Band, Emilio Chicheri and the Trotacarreteras and his latest project Emilio Chicheri Band.
On Friday, October 4, the music will reach the oldest with an acoustic concert at the Virgen de la Salud residence, at 7:30 pm, by the Coversión band.
The big day of the festival will be on Saturday, October 5, at the Campoamor Garden with the performance of Emilio Chicheri Band (21 hours), Los Crudos (22 hours) and Beboon Blues County (23.30 hours).
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla